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Welcome Reception: ASCRS "TOGETHER in SPIRIT" in SAN DIEGO!

Sunday, April 25, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Complimentary to all registered attendees

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with current and former colleagues. The welcome reception will feature an exhilarating performance by Green 14! Guaranteed, you will want to put on your dancing shoes! OR, join sommelier Christian Sparkman for a wine tasting (must register by Wednesday, April 14th). And…calling all ASCRS talent!!!!  Join your ASCRS colleagues for “ASCRS Got Talent”. Have a talent you'd like to share? Tell us about it by filling out this survey.

LGBTQ+ and Allies Virtual Meet-up

Monday, April 26, 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Open to all registered attendees

This event is open to all meeting registrants and is intended to provide an opportunity for all ASCRS members to interact with society members who are members of the LGBTQ+ and Allies community. Join us to network and gain a better appreciation of the aspects of the practice of colon and rectal surgery pertinent to both physicians and patients who are members of the LGBTQ+ and Allies community.

Facilitated by: Alexander Sender Liberman, MD & Samantha Quade, MD

Residents’ Reception

Monday, April 26, 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm • Complimentary
Open to General Surgery residents and Colorectal Surgery program directors only

The Residents' Reception is an opportunity for general surgery residents to network with colorectal surgery program directors and learn more about the specialty and the Society. Residents can win a copy of the ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, the ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery or free registration to the 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting during the raffle.

Click here to register.  (Registration closes April 19 11:59 pm Central Time)

Diversity Virtual Meet-up

Tuesday, April 27, 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Open to all registered attendees

ASCRS is proud of its diversity and wants to ensure all voices are heard at the 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting. Come celebrate diversity with us and learn how to get more involved with the society. We seek to have many races, ethnicities and backgrounds involved at every level. Everyone is welcome.

Facilitated by: Lynn O’Connor, MD & Jonathan Laryea, MD

Women and Allies for Women in Colorectal Surgery Virtual Meet-up

Tuesday, April 27, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Registration Required

The Women’s Meet-up offers an opportunity for everyone to renew friendships and make new contacts. While the focus of the meet-up is unique challenges and opportunities specifically facing women in colorectal surgery, any Annual Meeting attendee who supports the advancement of women is welcome to attend. Trainees are particularly encouraged to attend, as this meet-up provides an opportunity to interact with experienced colon and rectal surgeons from a variety of settings.